By Kazeem Ugbodaga
The planned return to music of Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde appears to have suffered setback as Nigerians mocked her on social media over her decision.
Omotola, 42, had been singing at the early stage of her career but abandoned music due to discouragement from friends.
But she told TheNEWS, in an interview that she regretted not pursuing her music career back then and vowed to relaunch herself back to music.
She also wrote on her Instagram page about her planned comeback.
She wrote: “Yasss! I’m back! I feel so Alive. When I told you Post Covid I’m doing all I’ve wanted to do, some thought I was just motivating! I’m back to My Music! And this second time around No gates of Hell shall prevail.
“My Music is Now on ALL STREAMING PLATFORMS. Apple, Spotify, Tidal , Shazam, İnstagram stories …. All. Please take sometime to listen and download to your playlist . I’m 42 , restarting My First Love ! Why the Hell Not! What are you waiting for?”
Omotola’s resolve to stage a comeback is being mocked by Nigerians on twitter.
A twitter user, who called himself Mr. Bitches simply said, “After watching this video I’m really bothered about Omotola’s return it might be a national disaster.”
A twitter user by the name, Professional Beggar said “Tonto dike sounds like a tiger generator but I still prefer her music to that of Omotola… It’s been 17yrs and I’m still trying to understand what Omotola was saying.
“Maybe Omotola is coming back to music as a video vixen; maybe that’s what she meant. I mean imagine this shot on Davido’s newest jam.”
Maybe Omotola is coming back to music as a video vixen; maybe that’s what she meant.
I mean imagine this shot on Davido’s newest jam. 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/SdTKfHOuBQ
— Professional Beggar (@Sheddi_younG) May 26, 2020
Read other comments below:
Omotola Jalade Actually Paved Way For Burna… But we are Not Ready To discuss this😕😕 pic.twitter.com/OLfFDf6Zft
— vkeybhoi (@vkeybhoi) May 26, 2020
Omotola going back to music, Mike Tyson is going back to boxing, who are the people complaining 2020 is productive?
— Omoba to DISTINCT (@GokeLawal1) May 26, 2020
Omotola na obalende Beyonce 😂😂😂
Na so Cynthia Morgan be wey Mr P take enter dragging dis night
— Your_entire_village_people😈 (@Jamil_yoggy) May 26, 2020
Aunty Omotola pls we have Dj Cuppy already. https://t.co/uY0Rp91EKd
— ABSOLUTE (@Vanillah_guy) May 26, 2020
#omotola and music!
More like buhari and Nigeria!!
I didn’t tweet this.
— veedo_lee /THE ENTERTAINER (@tarabina) May 26, 2020
One pandemic at a time please https://t.co/3ClCBWbOQL
— Sarah Baartman 👑 (@Sisi_tomi) May 26, 2020
Omotola ft Tonto dikeh
We don die pic.twitter.com/rx0ezETJSo
— JÓNÅDO🇬🇧🇳🇬 (@jonadooflagos) May 26, 2020
People dragging Omotola for her supposed comeback should chill.
Her music in 2009 was not Grammy worthy, so??
I’m sure you can’t compare your game now to your game in 2009,it should definitely have improved after a decade right?
Let’s give her the benefit of doubt sha!
— Amby_Oliver (@okwuchiamby) May 26, 2020
How can you say Omotola is the next Celine Dion?
Please how?? pic.twitter.com/ukeTDGoNVs
— ⿻ ältēツ 🎋🇳🇬 (@NewtVicky) May 26, 2020
When Omotola finally took the step of returning to the music industry 💪
Dying music industry:👇😭 pic.twitter.com/gXRrKeeo36
— Mr spectacular (@retired_boyfrnd) May 26, 2020
Lady relates Omotola Ekeinde’s music come back to another pandemic in the middle of a lingering pandemic. pic.twitter.com/CmT6CE7hMF
— teebamz (@TeeDeevah) May 26, 2020
Omotola please just dey you Dey like that
We know you’re a Grammy material but please just stick to acting…..cos your coming back fit trigger another virus
Someone said omotola is Nigerian Celine Dion before
This video proved it😂😂 pic.twitter.com/UEJOoKX86c
— EFON ALAAYE OF KADUNA (@hizeekyoung) May 26, 2020